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Address: Andrassy ut 60, Budapest 1062, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 1 374 2600
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A museum devoted to various historical terror regimes and practices.

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Worth visiting early in your break

We left the House of Terror until the last of our 4 day break. It would have orientated us better in understanding Hungary if we went there earlier. The address is ordinary '60... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This place has move my inner emotions giving to me the perception of what has significated for Hungarian people the double occupation of nazi and soviet dictature. I had also the occasion to deep the recent history of Hungary. Really suggested!

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Enniscorthy, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An unbelievable insight into Hungarian history I spent a couple of hours here but would of stayed longer only couldn't. Personally I wouldn't bring children. But I found it a very well ran and put together tour which was well worth the money

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Puts into perspective the impact of a nazi govt and then stalinism on the people of Hungary. Told very well through audio and visual guides.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We left the House of Terror until the last of our 4 day break. It would have orientated us better in understanding Hungary if we went there earlier. The address is ordinary '60 Andrassy St' but the place is extraordinary. Comparing the relatively recent sad & brutal history of Hungary with the fine city that is Budapest shows the resilience... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

First, I must say that I had no idea of what to expect on visiting Budapest and was very happy to find the existence of this museum. I assumed initially that it was a "building" that had been acquisitioned to highlight the regimes of Communist rule and life behind the iron curtain. When I came to actually visit the museum--which... More 

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Thank Lee E
Budapest
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The entire museum is an impressive attempt at conveying the strictures of life under communism. It is at times very harrowing, particularly the execution cells, but nonetheless essential if you wish to understand what Hungary came through after WWII.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

For many people in the West, information about what happened in Hungary under the Communists is probably sketchy. This museum paints a graphic picture of what life was like - and it wasn't pleasant. There are A4 notes in each room (English & Hungarian) to explain the exhibits and you can also hire an audio guide.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This building housed some of the worst horrors and atrocities visited upon the people of Hungary under both Nazi and Communist rule. From torture devices to spionage upon neighbors to actual cells and execution rooms, just being in the same four walls that saw such human suffering can leave you reevaluating what it means to be human and counting your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking. A must see. Everyone visiting Budapest should come here. Very very reasonably priced as well.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

All the three titles rolled into one Lots of information to take in about Hungarian history & occupation Some of the rooms could have been so much more interesting or personal to someone's story Frightening how recently the torture took place and the impact of occupation and communism I am thankful I am so lucky not to have lived through... More 

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